Library Announces Summer Reading Program

The Chattooga County Library has announced the Summer Reading Program which begins on Tuesday, May 31, 2022.  This year kids, teens and adults have more opportunities to earn prizes and complete the program.  Participants need to earn five of the ten offered badges.  Badges can be earned by reading, attending library programs, participating in craft or STEAM events, exploring the library’s digital databases, or by writing book reviews.  Find more information HERE

Rabies Clinic To Be Held In May

If you have a pet that needs vaccinating, you will have your chance to get that task marked off your list in May when the Summerville Veterinary Clinic will have their rabies clinic.  The event will take place at Chattooga High School from 9 AM until 4:30 PM on Saturday, May 21st.  You don’t have to have an appointment, just show up at the high school.  Rabies shots will be $10 per pet on the day of the clinic.  If you need more information, you can contact the Summerville Veterinary Clinic at 706-857-2918.

Paradise Garden Mothers Day Weekend Picnic

Celebrate Mom this Mother’s Day with live music and an outdoor picnic at Paradise Garden in Summerville on Saturday, May 7, from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. on the outdoor lawn. The live music will be from 1-3 p.m. weather permitting.

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Lookout Mountain CASA Drop-In-Trainings

During  the month of April for child abuse awareness month, Lookout Mountain CASA is offering drop in trainings regardless of completed application status. If you are interested, the training is in person at 901 North Main Street, Lafayette, GA  on Mon, Tues, Thurs 10- 1 or 1:30 – 4pm. This drop in training is only for the month of April,  we can do an initial training, regardless of application status.

Chattooga Beekeepers Meeting

Chattooga Beekeepers

Chattooga Beekeepers will hold their monthly meeting April 12 at 7pm at the Ag Building, 40 Middle School Rd, Summerville.  The speaker will be Gary Rains, a seasoned beekeeper from NWGA Beekeepers, who will present a program on Hive Inspections.  Beekeepers, anyone contemplating bees, or friends of bees are welcome to attend.  There is no charge.

Armuchee Valley Community Center Spring Market

The Armuchee Valley Community Center will host a Spring Market with arts and crafts vendors and an egg hunt for children, this Saturday. The Market opens at 11 a.m. – egg hunt starts at 1:30 p.m. at the Community Center on Highway 136 at Villanow. Food will be available and admission is free.

CASA Volunteers Needed

Volunteers are needed to speak up for children from broken places. Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) volunteers are specially trained people from all walks of life, who advocate for the well-being of Georgia’s children that have suffered abuse and neglect. CASAs are appointed to a case by the Juvenile Circuit Court judge to speak in a child’s best interest in their foster care case. Lookout Mountain CASA will begin training new volunteers monthly Monday through Thursday. The volunteers will help speak for children in Walker, Dade, Catoosa and Chattooga Counties.  For more information and to obtain a volunteer application call 423-402-0843 or email lookoutmtncasa@gmail.com.

Vietnam Veterans Event Schedule For Next Week

Next Tuesday, March 29, 2022 is “National Vietnam Veterans’ Welcome Home Day”.  The event will be marked by a visit from the Georgia Department of Veterans Services Commissioner Patricia Ross, who will be speaking at the Chattooga County Memorial Home .

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Teloga Fire Department Annual Meeting

Residents of the Teloga Community are being invited to attend the annual meeting of the Teloga Volunteer Fire Department.  The meeting will be held next week on Monday, March 21st.  The meeting will get underway at 7 PM at the Teloga Fire Hall, located at 10322 Highway 337.  Members of the community are urged to attend.

Rotary Scholarship Applications Accepted Until March 30, 2022

The application period for the Summerville-Trion Rotary Club is now open.  The deadline to apply for the $1,000 scholarships is March 30, 2022.  Students must live in Chattooga County in order to be considered for the scholarship.  You can find all the details below:

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